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The academic part of the university is solid.BrightCriminal
The academic part of the university is solid. My professors were knowledgeable as well as approachable. If you study, you will get the grade you deserve. Also, DC is an amazing city.

However, the student body is completely snooty. If you are not filthy rich, you probably won't relate to many people here. There is barely any diversity here.In my opinion the school is way overpriced. I transferred out after freshman year because it was just too expensive. There are some things I miss about GW, but it wasn't worth the outrageous price tag.

1st Year Female -- Class 2015
Education Quality: A, Individual Value: F
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School pretty much costs 60k a year.Not so brightBusiness - Management and Administration
School pretty much costs 60k a year. You spend about $25 a day on food. I have not met a single person that went to a public school. A lot of Range Rovers, BMWs, and Mercedes. Quite a few male students wear ties and blazers/ or tweed sports jackets to class. A lot of students take their work seriously. The B-School is challenging.
1st Year Male -- Class 2012
Education Quality: A+,
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I got the best academic education at GWU.Political Science
I got the best academic education at GWU. I will forever be grateful for that.
However, socially it was a negative experience. Be aware that the university is located in the most political town in the United States. Hierarchies were all important within the student body, and I was near the bottom because I was a scholarship student amongst wealth and power. Never mind that in high school I had lots of friends and that I have done exceedingly well in my career and social life since college. At the time, I was nothing, and I was treated as such by the other students.It is hard to fault GWU for the positives it gave me, but at the time I felt as if I had thrown myself in the deep end.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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